Think of self as liberal or conservative
Variable: polviews
Module:
Core
Subject:
Political
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Split Ballots
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

A. We hear a lot of talk these days about liberals and conservatives.
I'm going to show you a seven-point scale on which the political views that people might hold are arranged from extremely liberal--point 1--to extremely conservative--point 7. Where would you place yourself on this scale?

Year Availability
Available in 29 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Extremely liberal
2 Liberal
3 Slightly liberal
4 Moderate
5 Slghtly conservative
6 Conservative
7 Extrmly conservative
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
22 46 31 37 22 36 48 16 29 35 25 47 34 40 36 37 30 71 59 64 107 47 46 139 69 76 81 94 136
201 179 187 169 142 121 199 67 133 163 132 234 176 178 141 154 180 328 303 357 308 143 120 524 240 259 244 304 350
207 196 186 214 241 208 267 98 177 171 176 226 189 191 179 214 203 378 334 351 285 159 153 517 221 232 208 263 310
564 559 559 564 549 582 694 319 568 566 579 641 514 566 476 584 575 1049 1045 986 1054 522 497 1683 740 746 713 989 1032
221 232 221 251 263 258 235 142 276 271 242 278 246 246 240 218 264 472 451 432 390 209 214 618 268 265 268 334 382
160 150 190 179 188 180 229 108 186 214 209 208 225 194 192 212 254 478 458 415 411 210 223 685 327 315 292 358 426
35 35 27 39 30 44 67 20 41 42 38 45 32 27 51 40 42 103 93 86 89 41 56 167 68 80 68 107 120
70 81 93 71 70 22 104 31 52 63 67 98 56 88 53 54 49 101 155 133 149 36 26 154 77 61 87 65 81
4 12 5 6 27 17 17 3 11 9 2 42 9 7 4 4 9 12 6 8 24 5 5 23 13 10 13 24 30
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 795 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1393 1472 0 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 53081
Missing cases 9385